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Joss Cafe & Sushi Bar

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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195 Main St, Annapolis, MD 21401-2006
410 263 4688
Mon 3:00 am - 10:00 am
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Uithoorn, The Netherlands
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124 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I love Japanese food. Period. Joss has that. Great, beautiful, tasty Japanese food. The twist is that there are american waitresses asking you this-that-and-the-other and wishing you the eternal 'nice day' ... But .... the Food, Is, Great.

Thank Rob_Zelf
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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386 reviews
266 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Probably Annapolis' most popular Sushi restaurant. It is right on Main Street up closer towards Church circle. Good huge sushi menu but also salads, I got the Terriyaki Chicken Entree, salad, and. Cucumber roll. They don't have Miller lite, they did have Bud Light and Mich Lite but where out of it. U can sit at the Sushi making bar... More 

Thank riva9129
Annapolis, Maryland
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70 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

Another story that starts with a good server followed by a so-so appetizer then killed by the entree. The dumplings were the only thing that wasn't bad. Not great. Barely good. But at least edible. The spring rolls were smothered in some type of mayonnaise-based sauce. When you think asian, you always think Miracle Whip, right? It was the only... More 

Thank Scott G
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

I've been here zillions of times. I went with a colleague from out of town and ordered to take out. An hour later, they lied and said it was a little longer. Another ½ an hour...they said, almost ready..they then admitted they'd lost the order. No apology at all. Rude. I was astonished and terribly embarrassed. I hesitated to write... More 

Thank Adam R
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

In the good ol' days the place was quaint and had a lot of charm. We miss the pics of all the patrons posted on the walls, including several of our own. We don't miss the requirement to squeeze your way through the place because it was so small, but it was part of the charm. We used to frequent... More 

Thank sarahwW5446XL
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

Finally made it to this quaint sushi place in downtown Annapolis. Great sushi and atmosphere. Our waiter suggested the tuna belly special which was OUT OF THIS WORLD and worth the $21 price tag. Other rolls were great as well, with melt in your mouth salmon included. Had a lovely time sitting at the sushi bar!

Thank Jaclyn D
North Webster, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

Great place to grab a roll or several! Very roomy interior. Staff was great and service was as well. Menu was very diverse. We had a couple of rolls and were sated.

Thank travism163
Annapolis, Maryland
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

Located in charming downtown Annapolis, Joss is a lovely restaurant that offers excellent Japanese/Asian food. The service is attentive.

Thank Laura B
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

The spring rolls are amazing, and the sushi is always really good and fresh. Nice location on main street.

Thank Tracy R
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118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

We discovered sushi in the mid 80' in California and since then we have had much sushi. I can honestly say that Joss serves the freshest, tastiest sushi. I have been a regular customer for many years and every meal I have had was just delicious. Our last time there, my husband and I started with a Magura Poke and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
3:00 am - 10:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 195 Main St, Annapolis, MD 21401-2006
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Annapolis
  • Phone Number: 410 263 4688

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?